Gregory R. Kinaga | S&K Brussels

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Gregory R. Kinaga

Associate, Attorney-at-Law (California, USA)

S&K Brussels LPC

Telephone (Rep) +81 3 6429 8413 (Japan)
Gregory R. Kinaga

Gregory R. Kinaga is an associate at S&K Brussels LPC. Mr. Kinaga deals with global data protection regulatory advice and compliance support to multinational clients, including Japanese companies. He is qualified to practice law in the State of California, USA, and is a member of the State Bar of California.

Prior to joining S&K Brussels LPC, Mr. Kinaga worked on privacy and general corporate matters at Ushijima & Partners in Tokyo, Japan, after serving as general counsel and privacy officer for a California-based laboratory and clerking within a tech incubator in Irvine, California. He has experience assisting US, Japanese, and multinational clients in navigating and handling domestic and cross-border privacy issues pertaining to HIPAA, HITECH, and other US federal privacy laws, California's CCPA/CPRA, the EU's GDPR, Japan's APPI, Singapore's PDPA, Thailand's PDPA, and other regional privacy laws and regulations. Mr. Kinaga has been a Certified Information Privacy Professional for the US sector under the International Association of Privacy Professionals as of 2019.

2021-Current Associate, Tokyo Office, S&K Brussels LPC
2018-2021 Legal Advisor, Ushijima & Partners (Tokyo, Japan)
2017 General Counsel, Upfront Labs LLC (California, USA)
2016-2017 Law Clerk, TechLaw LLP (California, USA)

Lawyer Registration

2017 Member of the State Bar of California

Main Practice Areas

  • EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
  • EU Electric Privacy Regulations
  • UK General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
  • US Federal Data Privacy Law
  • California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
  • California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA)
  • China Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL)
  • Japan Act on the Protection of Personal Information (APPI)
  • Global Data Protection Compliance


English & Japanese


2016 University of California, Irvine School of Law (J.D.)
2012 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (B.A.)
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